Fifth Street Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Lender Profile

Fifth Street Capital’s most common sectors for investment arehealthcare services (15%) and information technology (8%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (38%) and secondary buyout (30%). In total, Fifth Street Capital has invested in 28 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2013 when it acquired Ikaria for $1.6B.

In the last 3 years, Fifth Street Capital has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (46%). Fifth Street Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2015 when it sold Ikaria for $2.3B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity129
    • M&A Buy Activity70
    • M&A Sell Activity59
  • Total Sectors Invested 26
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 78

Fifth Street Capital

525 Okeechobee, Suite 1770,
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
United States
(203) 930-2139
www.fifthstreetfinance.com

Fifth Street Capital is a public investment firm focused on providing mezzanine financing to support expansions, acquisitions, recapitalizations, and management buyouts of middle-market US based companies. Fifth Street looks to invest between $5 and $50 million per transaction. Sectors of interest include consumer products, healthcare services, manufacturing, medical device manufacturing, food services, business services, restaurants, speciality retail, logistics, and value added distribution. Fifth Street Capital is based in White Plains, New York.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Aerospace, Building Materials, Business Services, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Defense, Distribution, Education, Energy Services and Equipment, Food, Furniture, Healthcare Services, Leisure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Marketing, Medical Products, Plastics, Restaurants, Retail, Safety/Security, Software, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA 5 50
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - 150
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 70 - - - - - 70
vol $3.1B $3.1B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 57 - - 2 - - 59
vol $5.8B $50M $5.9B
  129

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Enhanced Recovery Co. LLC 2022-10-04 - Trade Sale
Jacksonville, Florida · www.ercbpo.com
Vitalyst LLC 2022-02-01 50M USD Trade Sale
Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania · www.vitalyst.com
ProSites, Inc. 2019-10-29 - Secondary Sale
Temecula, California · www.prosites.com
CPS Solutions LLC 2019-03-27 - Secondary Sale
Dublin, Ohio · www.cps.com
Fitness Connection 2019-02-04 - Secondary Sale
McLean, Virginia · www.fitnessconnectionusa.com.
Garretson Resolution Group 2019-01-07 - Trade Sale
Cincinnati, Ohio · www.garretsongroup.com
HealthDrive Corp. 2019-01-03 - Secondary Sale
Framingham, Massachusetts · www.healthdrive.com
InMotion Entertainment Group LLC 2018-10-30 - Trade Sale
Jacksonville, Florida · www.inmotionstores.com
OnCourse Learning Corp. 2018-09-17 - Trade Sale
Brookfield, Wisconsin · www.oncourselearning.com
Discovery Practice Management, Inc. 2018-06-15 - Merger
Los Alamitos, California · www.centerfordiscovery.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Healthcare Services - - 10 (14%) -
Information Technology - - 5 (7%) 628M (20%)
Medical Products - - 5 (7%) 400M (13%)
Business Services - - 5 (7%) -
Consumer Products - - 4 (6%) 135M (4%)
Consumer Services - - 4 (6%) -
Education - - 4 (6%) -
Marketing - - 4 (6%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 3 (4%) -
Manufacturing - - 3 (4%) -
Retail - - 3 (4%) -
Food - - 2 (3%) -
Media - - 2 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 2 (3%) -
Safety/Security - - 2 (3%) -
Transportation - - 2 (3%) -
Life Science - - 1 (1%) 1.6B (51%)
Automotive - - 1 (1%) 360M (11%)
Building Materials - - 1 (1%) 19M (1%)
Chemicals - - 1 (1%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Financial Services - - 1 (1%) -
Machinery - - 1 (1%) -
Software - - 1 (1%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Total - - 70 $3.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States - - 69 (99%) 3.1B (100%)
  Texas - - 7 (10%) -
  California - - 6 (9%) -
  Pennsylvania - - 4 (6%) 400M (13%)
  New York - - 4 (6%) -
  Florida - - 4 (6%) -
  New Jersey - - 3 (4%) 1.6B (51%)
  Connecticut - - 3 (4%) 135M (4%)
  Wisconsin - - 3 (4%) -
  Virginia - - 3 (4%) -
  Maryland - - 3 (4%) -
  Illinois - - 3 (4%) -
  Georgia - - 3 (4%) -
  Indiana - - 2 (3%) 360M (11%)
  Michigan - - 2 (3%) 19M (1%)
  Ohio - - 2 (3%) -
  New Hampshire - - 2 (3%) -
  Missouri - - 2 (3%) -
  Massachusetts - - 2 (3%) -
  Arizona - - 2 (3%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (1%) 628M (20%)
  Washington - - 1 (1%) -
  Utah - - 1 (1%) -
  Rhode Island - - 1 (1%) -
  Oklahoma - - 1 (1%) -
  North Carolina - - 1 (1%) -
  New Mexico - - 1 (1%) -
  Minnesota - - 1 (1%) -
  Kansas - - 1 (1%) -
Canada - - 1 (1%) -
  British Columbia - - 1 (1%) -
Total - - 70 $3.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 26 (37%) 1.6B (51%)
Secondary Buyout - - 21 (30%) 1.2B (38%)
Recapitalization - - 8 (11%) -
Growth Capital - - 7 (10%) -
Consolidation - - 4 (6%) -
Divestiture - - 3 (4%) 360M (11%)
Stake Purchase - - 1 (1%) -
Total - - 70 $3.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 21 (36%) 1.1B (19%)
Trade Sale 14 (24%) 183M (3%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 13 (22%) 4.6B (78%)
Bankruptcy 5 (8%) -
Merger 4 (7%) -
Unknown 2 (3%) -
Total 59 $5.9B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.6B
$100M to $1B 4 $1.5B
< $100M 1 $19M
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest Ikaria, Inc.
$1.6B (2013-12-24)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $3.4B
$100M to $1B 4 $2.2B
< $100M 4 $318M
TOTAL $5.9B
Largest Ikaria, Inc.
$2.3B (2015-04-16)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
31%
22 (31%)
Strategic(s)
4%
3 (4%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
36%
21 (36%)
Strategic(s)
53%
31 (53%)

FAQ

When was Fifth Street Capital founded?

Fifth Street Capital was founded in 1998.

What type of investor is Fifth Street Capital?

Fifth Street Capital is a lender.

Where is Fifth Street Capital headquartered?

Fifth Street Capital is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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